Top 5 scones recipe

Top 5 scones recipe

Scones are a perfect snack, especially for breakfast or with a sweet drink like tea. Knowing how to make scones at home is, thus, an inventive way of switching up your breakfast. There are many scones recipe from around the world, which make it easy to make scones at home. Different people and countries add their unique feel and ingredients when baking scones, but the main difference is in one or more ingredients for scones.

Top 5 scones recipe

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Scones recipe South Africa features some unique ingredients. For example, the inkomazi scones are made using amasi, which is traditional fermented milk. Scones ingredients are, however, mostly similar, with one or two distinct ingredients in different scone recipes. Baking can turn out to be a great way to spend your weekends and free time. Moreover, if your baking skills are top-notch, you can use it to start a business.

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Top 5 scones recipe

Do scones have eggs? Having different scones recipes is crucial in making baking interesting because eating the same thing over and over can be boring. Knowing how to make scones is also a good way to cut costs at home. Here are some of the best scones recipe whereby different ingredients are used.

1. Inkomazi scones recipe

inkomazi scones recipe

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Interested in knowing how to bake scones with self raising flour? The inkomazi recipe for scones is very straightforward. Here is the readily available ingredients and simple steps to follow:

Ingredients

  • 450g self-raising flour plus a little extra to dust
  • 150g salted butter
  • 100g castor sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 350ml amasi
  • 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of full cream fresh milk
  • Strawberry jam and whipped cream, to serve

Cooking directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200⁰C. At the same time, grease a large baking sheet.
  2. Get a bowl or food processor and add in the flour, salt, and butter. Rub the butter in the bowl into the flour until the mixture appears like breadcrumbs. In case you are using a food processor, blitz a couple of times until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Stir in the sugar to the breadcrumbs-like mixture.
  4. In a separate bowl, add the amasi, vanilla extract, and one egg, and mix using a whisk. Pour the mix into the flour and butter mixture and then use a knife to combine them to form a dough.
  5. On the surface, add some of the extra flour, and then place the scone mixture on that surface. Spread the mixture out evenly to about 2 cm thick and then cut out in your preferred shape. Place the pieces that you have cut on the baking sheet.
  6. In a small bowl, add the remaining egg and milk and mix them. Brush the top of the scones with this egg-milk mixture. Bake the scones for 10-12 minutes in the oven until they turn golden brown.
  7. Serve the scones while warm with strawberry jam and some whipped cream.

2. Soft scones recipe South Africa

soft scones recipe

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Soft scones recipe is easy for making a delicious breakfast snack. Soft scones recipe ingredients are easy to find, and the preparation procedure is also simple.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups of self-raising flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 40g cold butter cubed
  • 1 cup of milk

Cooking directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220⁰C
  2. Add the flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl, and sift. Rub the butter and flour together with your hands until the mixture looks similar to breadcrumbs.
  3. Add sugar to the mixture and continue rubbing. Afterward, make a well in the centre of the mixture.
  4. Pour milk to the well and use a knife to mix in the milk. Apply a cutting motion while rotating the bowl until you form a dough.
  5. Put some flour on the surface and place the dough there. Pat it down lightly until it is 2cm thick. Cut the dough into rounds using a round cutter.
  6. Place the rounds onto a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Brush the tops with milk.
  7. Place the tray on the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.

3. Dikuku recipes

dikuku recipes

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Why did my scones not rise? Dikuku recipe for scones is easy to follow, and the ingredients are available in your local grocery store. Use self-raising flour and you will not have cases of scones not rising.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups of self-raising flour
  • 500g of Rama margarine
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 5 tablespoons of vanilla essence
  • 5 eggs
  • 2½ cups of milk
  • A pinch of salt
  • 250ml coconut (optional)
  • 250ml of cake mix raisins (optional)

Cooking directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200⁰C.
  2. In a bowl, add the flour and salt, and mix them. Add in the butter and use your hands to mix, and then add the raisins, sugar, and coconut.
  3. In a separate bowl, add the eggs, milk, and vanilla essence, and mix them together. Add the mixture gradually to the butter and flour mixture and use your hands to create a dough.
  4. Dust a smooth surface with flour and place the dough there. Spread the dough consistently while maintaining a thickness of about 2cm.
  5. Use a cookie cutter or a round glass with some flour at the surface to cut the dough to round pieces. Place the pieces on a greased baking tray. You can cut the dough to your preferred shape.
  6. Place the baking tray in the oven and leave it to bake for 20 minutes until it turns golden brown.

4. Easy scones recipe

easy scones recipe

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Wondering how to bake scones with cake flour? If you prefer not using the usual self-raising flour, here is an easy recipe for scones using cake flour.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups of cake flour
  • 200g of white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 100g of baking margarine
  • 200ml of full cream milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of caramel essence
  • 1 teaspoon of apricot jam

Cooking directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200⁰C.
  2. In a bowl, add the cake flour, sugar and baking powder, and mix them up. Afterward, rub the butter with the flour mixture until the mixture is similar to fine breadcrumbs.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the egg, milk and caramel essence. Add this mixture to the flour and butter mixture and form a dough using your hands.
  4. Dust a surface with little flour, and then place the dough on the surface. Press the dough on the surface to a thickness of 2cm.
  5. Cut the dough to round pieces using a cookie cutter. Place the pieces on a greased baking tray.
  6. Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20 minutes until the scones turn golden brown.
  7. Serve with the apricot jam while warm.

5. Fluffy gluten-free scones recipe

fluffy scones recipe

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How do you prepare scones without eggs? Here is an egg-less easy fluffy scones recipe that you should try at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup gluten-free plain flour
  • ¼ cup white rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • ¼ cup of almond meal
  • 60 ml cream
  • 125 ml of milk, plus a little extra
  • Strawberry jam or/and whipped cream to serve

Cooking directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220⁰C.
  2. Add the flour, baking powder, almond meal, and salt to a bowl. Make a well at the center.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the cream and milk. Pour the mixture in the well and mix until you form a dough.
  4. Dust a surface with flour and pat the dough on it lightly. Cut the dough using a floured round cutter. Place the rounds in a greased baking tray. Afterward, brush the tops with milk lightly.
  5. Place the baking tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Serve with fruit spread and whipped cream.

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There are many other homemade scones recipe including scone recipe with oil whereby your preferred cooking oil will be among the ingredients. To perfect your scone baking skills, regularly try and bake them in your free time. Your first time might seem hard, but after several baking rounds, you will master how to bake scones. Share with us images and your successful baking stories in the comment section below. Happy baking!

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